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The Chicago Special Olympics, co-sponsored by the Chicago Park District and the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation, was the first special olympics ever held on July 20, 1968, at Soldier Field in Chicago. Executive Vice-President of the Kennedy Foundation, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, bottom left, feels the muscle of Robert Larman, 13, of the Kennedy Institute in Washington, D.C. at the athletic event. (William Yates / Chicago Tribune)

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